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scrotal swelling

Scrotal Swelling – 20 Common Causes

Scrotal swelling is irregular enlargement of the scrotum. This is the name for the sac surrounding the testicles. Scrotal swellings occur to males irrespective of age. The protrusion can be on one or both sides, and there may be soreness. The testicles and penis may or may not be occupied. Causes of Painful Scrotal Swelling […]


Pseudomonas: Definition, Causes, Treatment, and Symptoms

What are Pseudomonas Infections? A pseudomonas infection is caused by a bacterium and strike only persons who are very ill and usually hospitalized often causing nosocomial infections. The bacteria are found widely in the environment, namely soil, water, and plants. They do not cause infection usually in healthy people. These infections occur in people who are already hospitalized with another illness or condition. These organisms present natural resistance […]

morphea an uncommon skin disorder

Morphea: An Uncommon Skin Disorder

Morphea is a skin disorder which causes painless discoloured patches of the hardened skin with no internal organ affected. It is also known as localized scleroderma or circumscribed scleroderma. It is a progressive and connective tissue disorder and you can have wide variety of symptoms associated with it. As per the study, Morphea is more common […]

how to identify angina pain and a heart attack

How to Identify Angina Pain and a Heart Attack

Often people face pain in the chest, which they consider as a heart attack, but which eventually turns out to be an angina pain. It is important to identify an angina pain from a heart attack, otherwise it can lead to a lot of panic. Also the treatment of the two being different, one should […]

what to eat after whipple’s procedure

What to Eat after Whipple’s Procedure

Sometimes people with pancreatic cancer have to undergo pancreaticodudectomy (PD) or Whipple’s procedure. This is a complicated surgery whereby, a part of the pancreas, that of the small intestine and the gallbladder is removed. This surgery is mainly used when cancer is limited to the top of the pancreas. The procedure is quite demanding in […]